Motorhome Sales on a Roll; Gain 29.6% in June
Year-over-year motorhome registrations jumped 29.6% in June while sales for the six months increased 30.9%, according to the latest report from Statistical Surveys Inc. (SSI).
Thor Industries Inc. held the No. 1 spot in year-to-date motorhome registrations with a 25% market share followed by Winnebago Industries Inc. (18.1%), Forest River Inc. (12.8%) and Forest River’s Coachmen RV division (12.2%).
In the Class A category, June sales climbed 31.3% compared with 2012 and were up 30.3% for the six months. Thor led the sector through June, posting a 21.8% market share, edging Winnebago (20.5%). Tiffin Motorhomes Inc. was No. 3, capturing an 18% share, while Fleetwood RV Inc. garnered a 12.7% share.
Class C sales gained 27.7% for the month and 31.6% year-to-date. Thor led the category for the six months with a 28.5% market share, followed by Coachmen RV (19%), Forest River (17.9%) and Winnebago (15.5%).
Rental registrations, primarily Class C sales, gained 11% in June.
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